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From Peter Reilly <peterrei...@apache.org>
Subject Re: BuildException wrapping in <macrodef>
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2005 09:05:57 GMT
see:
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=27219#3
I had the attribute name "backtraceonerror", but I am sure
that a better name could be chosen.


Stefan Bodewig wrote:

>Hi,
>
>using
>
><project xmlns:au="antlib:org.apache.ant.antlib.antunit">
>  <au:assertEquals expected="bar" actual="baz"/>
></project>
>
>I get
>
>/tmp/au.xml:2: The following error occurred while executing this line:
>jar:file:/home/bodewig/ASF/jakarta/ant/sandbox/antlibs/antunit/trunk/build/lib/ant-antunit.jar!/org/apache/ant/antlib/antunit/antlib.xml:40:
Expected 'bar' but was 'baz'
>
>what I really want is
>
>/tmp/au.xml:2:  Expected 'bar' but was 'baz'
>
>The reason for this is that assertEquals is a <macrodef> and
>MacroInstance unconditionally wraps any BuildExecption into a new one
>adding the macro definition's location.
>
>For tasks provided in antlibs, the user probably doesn't care whether
>it is a macrodef or a plain task.
>
>Would anybody object if I added an attribute to macrodef that you
>could use to turn off the wrapping (default would certainly be with
>wrapping)?
>
>Another side effect of this is that an ExitStatusException thrown by
><fail> nested into <macrodef> gets turned into a plain BuildException
>again.
>  
>
Good point!

Peter

>Stefan
>
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